Heritage Restoration, Inc.

1885 Leroy King House- 2010 Doris Duke Award

The Owners were proud recipients of the distinguished Doris Duke Historic Preservation Award in August 2010. The annual award was only given to two projects, where HRI was recognized for the “window restoration and devoted attention to innumerable details.”

The LeRoy King House is a McKim, Meade and White design built in 1885, featuring a brick, granite slate and pebbledash exterior, with a grand central oak hallway and staircase, and countless signature details.  The house was originally conceived as a classic shingle style, although prior to construction the decision was made to use more substantial materials.  HRI was contacted to restore 97 windows for function and finish, with an expanded project scope to include the manufacturing and installation of several more sash and interior storm windows, repairing and refinishing the floors back to their original grandeur, and consolidation and restoration of all the door and windows hardware.  HRI was also contracted for the long term care and maintenance of the house.